Jobs in Paterson, New Jersey, United States

Paterson is a large city situated in Passaic County in the state of New Jersey. The city is known as the Silk City due to its prominent role in silk production in the 19th century.

The city is made up of 16 neighborhoods, including: The Great Falls Historic District, Downtown Paterson, Eastside Park Historic District, and East River Section. Paterson is located only 21 miles from New York City and with the many excellent commute choices available, residents can commute into the city within 40 minutes.

Population of Paterson

The city of Paterson is densely populated with a population of 147,000 people. The city has the second-highest density in the United States, coming second only to New York City. The city has developed into an incredibly diverse city and has been an important destination for immigrants since the 1800’s.

The racial make up of the city is made up by a major Hispanic or Latino population, a sizeable White population, and a sizeable Black or African American population. The city is largely family-orientated with over 38% of all households having children under the age of 18 living in them. The city’s population is young with the median age being only 32.1 years.

Education in Paterson

The Paterson School District serves the city of Paterson through managing 17 high schools and 36 elementary schools. There are over 100 colleges and universities within Paterson and the surrounding areas which cater for the city’s youth, including William Paterson University of New Jersey and Farleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus.

Additionally, Paterson Public Library offers a wide variety of books and services across the five campuses for the children and adults of Paterson.

National Parks, History and Big City Life

Paterson is home to the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park. The Falls were an essential source of power during Paterson’s booming textile industry in the 20th Century. The Falls were an essential employment opportunity for many immigrants that made Paterson their home during that time. Other interesting sites which showcase Paterson’s diverse history are Lambert Castle and Paterson Museum, which showcases historical items from the City.

Paterson is also home to many modern recreational activities, including a bowling alley, a cinema, many bars and lounges, and restaurants. The close proximity to New York City and Jersey City means that there is a small chance that the residents of Paterson will run out of entertainment options.

Job Opportunities in Paterson

Paterson, being the seat of Passaic County, is home to many of the county’s federal and government offices. Other popular industries include textiles, electronic components, machine tools, rubber goods, and packaging. The city has a high unemployment rate (8.3%) and the median household income is lower than the county, state, and national averages.

Top employers in Paterson include: St Joseph’s Reg. Medical Center, City of Paterson, William Patterson University, Manual Paper Product, and Accurate Box.

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Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
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Pet Care new Add to Favorites
Paterson family needs a full-time pet sitter for 1 dog. Must love animals! Our ideal match will meet the requirements below.
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Child Care new Add to Favorites
I am a phlebotomist I start work at 5 a.m. till 10 a.m. I need to start at 6 a.m. when my husband leaves for work and drive him to school at 7:50 a.m. Additional needs include pick up / drop off, having a reliable car, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
Advantage Solutions
Summary Customer Development Manager Retail The Customer Development Manager Retail is responsible for developing and growing sales volume for retail clients in assigned territory, markets and regions through effective ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Tutoring & Lessons new Add to Favorites
Paterson family needs a full-time tutor for English, Math.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 20th April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Title - DO NOT EDIT: Customer Service Associate II Department: 0708 - Administrative Office Location #: 2328 Job Description: Position DescriptionResponsible for assisting customers with all of their shopping needs ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
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Gordon Food Service
By utilizing a consultative, relationship-focused approach, our sales team is at the front lines, helping make our customers' food service businesses thrive. We invite you to join our team of high-performing, ...
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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call Washington State our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value ...
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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call Washington State our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd April
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New City Kids
$15.50 - $21.50 an hourPart-timeABOUT NEW CITY KIDS New City Kids: Paterson is a high energy, creative program for and with youth in Paterson, NJ that is unique in trusting teens with leadership. It is a joyful place ...
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Elevator Doors Inc/Elevator Cabs Inc
Job SummaryResponsible for operating press break on machine. Fits and fabricates structural steel, completes layout, and inspects finished product.Primary ResponsibilitiesOperate press break machine.Run bend and forming ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 18th April
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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
In this role, you will: Load, unload, move, stack and stage product and material using a forklift, clamp truck or other power equipment. Maintain equipment and materials in a neat, clean and orderly on a daily basis, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 22nd April
Diaco Food Service
$14 - $16 an hourExpanding Wholesale Food Distributor is seeking an Customer Service Representative in Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable to join its office operations team.This position requires 1 or more years ...
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Scrubs & Beyond
Job Description Scrubs & beyond is looking for a Full Time Assistant Store Manager in Totowa , NJ! "We are inspired every day by the dedicated professionals we serve. Your work is why we’re here and we ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Turning Point, Inc.
Overview Turning Point is currently seeking a full time Assessment Counselor holding the LCADC credential to provide assessment services in five locations within the Newark area to include Newark, Orange, East Orange ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April